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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 

Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.

2020Talks - October 1, 2020 

Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says it plans to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: September 12, 2007

Portland, OR – In an unusual move, several television stations across Oregon are pulling a political advertisement off the air. Several stations won't be airing the "No on Measure 50" ads until the funding tagline is changed. Cathy Kaufmann with Healthy Kids Oregon says "Oregonians Against the ...Read More

Seattle, WA – A new national survey says it's harder to afford a home in Washington than most other states, and many residents are going into debt to hang onto their houses. The Corporation for Enterprise Development ranks Washington 40th in home affordability, and also shows Washington reside ...Read More

Boston, MA – Goals are great, but achievement in education takes more than just hard work. That will be the message from education leaders testifying at a State House hearing today. They're supporting a bill that aims to find how much money it would take to meet the education goals set by the ...Read More

Madison, WI – Tobacco prevention pays off for Wisconsin, according to health experts who are calling on state lawmakers to fully fund anti-smoking efforts in the overdue state budget. University of Wisconsin Hospital nurse Eileen Statz works with the American Lung Association. She says most s ...Read More

Charleston, WV – As Congress gets ready to renew the "No Child Left Behind Act," children's advocates say a few changes to the law would give homeless kids a better chance of succeeding in school. Frances Pack is the Homeless Facilitator for Kanawha County Schools. She says children moving be ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – The American Heart Association reports that one of every three South Dakota children is overweight or obese. With school back in session, health and nutrition experts are sounding the alarm that parents need to be proactive. Denise Nelson is a nutrition expert with the Growi ...Read More

Ashland City, TN – Teachers in one Tennessee county are wondering why they've been left out of a state-ordered three percent salary increase. Pleasant View Elementary teacher Amy Castleberry, who is also a member of the local education association, says more than $450,000 of new state money ha ...Read More

Washington D.C. - Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar says she's introducing legislation to ban "toxic toys." She says it would get the lead out of children's products, and make it easier to identify, and illegal to sell, all recalled toys. "I just find it totally unacceptable that these toys that are ...Read More

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